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Susan T. Fiske

 

Susan T. Fiske, Ph.D., is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology at Princeton University and the author (with Shelley E. Taylor) of Social Cognition, among other books.

 
 
  

Stories by Susan T. Fiske

Articles: Are We Post-Racial Yet?

By Susan T. Fiske | December 1, 2008

 
Within a moment of seeing a photograph of an apparently homeless man, people's brains set off a sequence of reactions characteristic of disgust and avoidance.

Articles: Look Twice

By Susan T. Fiske | June 1, 2008

Susan T. Fiske has some bad news: Prejudice might be hardwired in our brains. But the good news is that we can still learn to override our prejudices and embrace difference.

 

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